Mixed News Briefs
Various modelling updates…
Huge 1:12 Scale Bathurst Winner
Apex Replicas will have the 2013 Bathurst winner (Mark Winterbottom/Steven Richards Pepsi MAX FG Falcon) produced in resin in huge 1:12 scale, available later this year. Apex say the closed body-shell resin model is produced from original CAD data supplied by Prodrive Racing Australia and will be built to order. They expect around 300 pieces, but the actual numbers will be confirmed when orders close.
The model measures approximately 410mm long and 158mm wide. RRP $450.
F1 World Champions Collection
Here’s a unique way of displaying a 1/43 World Champions collection – each year’s winner has it’s own turntable!
VG Pacer Expo Model
Another special 2015 Model Expo piece has been announced – 1/43 Valiant VG Pacer Hardtop in Hot Mustard from Armco/Models56. It will come with period correct ‘jelly bean’ mags and only 250 will be produced. Price is $99 but the plan is that it can only be purchased at selected Expo events.
New Stuff From Trax & Classics
Classics win Bathurst! Download the latest catalogues of new model announcements from Classic Carlectables and Top Gear/Trax.
Chrysler, Ford & Chev Coming From Trax
Top Gear (Trax) has released a couple of new offerings in the latest newsletter – Chrysler Royal Plainsman Station Wagon, KE Ford Laser TX3 and ’55 Chev.